A Primer on Promoting Diversity and Inclusion in the Practice of Law
This presentation includes a study of federal and state anti-discrimination laws and its impact on the legal profession, as guided by the Illinois Rules of Professional Conduct, Rule 8.4(j). Topics include a discussion of the historical context of anti-discrimination laws, recent legislation and social movements to promote and foster diversity and inclusion in the profession, and case studies.
Get up to date on the hottest topics facing employment and labor attorneys! Topics include remote work checklist, caselaw and employment law updates, COVID developments, a wage and hour update, and novel discrimination theories. You won't want to miss our lunch presentation featuring agency officials giving the inside scoop, or our special ethics presentation with a political and social justice panel discussion.